My System has ratings and 44 reviews. Manny said: One of the most influential chess books ever written. Controversy still rages as to whether Nimzovi . How good is my system? Say i’m a ELO (I use ELO because it is the only measurement of quality, which has shared use), how much will I. 41, Dr. Lasker-Amos Burn,. Nimzowitsch-Marshall,. Nimzowitsch-Alekhine ,. Andersson, Enstrom, Oebert-Nimzowitsch. Yates-Nimzowitsch,.

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Preview — My System by Aron Nimzowitsch. Buy the selected items together This item: I’m reading this book for fun, I spotted one or two quirky games that should be interesting. It has been a major influence ssytem the development of chess theory and praxis for most of the 20th century, and will continue to do so in the 21st. Being “serious” about the game is certainly not my main priority when reading a chess mu.

In my opionion, as much as you advance, the more you should read it to understand deeply the concepts.

Again, this position was played in a Nimzowitsch-Tarrasch game which the author proudly cites, saying that “it is probably not all that difficult to maneuver well if one has a complete system to fall back on.

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I highly recommend reading this alongside a tactical book, such as the Art of Attack. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


Regarding the Scandinavian Defence 1. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. A lot of things in there is sheer provocation, and it does need an expereienced player to know what exactly must be taken at its face value. Log in or sign up in seconds. In “The Elements” German: It’s a very old book and sometimes he writes about things which are either currently out of fashion and therefore you won’t see them in your games or that seem to make sense but fail in practice.

One of the most influential chess books ever written.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. As a beginner and as one who does not have the memory capability for retaining the various prior positions of pieces on the board after reading through many moves, I think that the book should make use of more diagrams showing the pieces after various moves but not after every movein order to aid learning.

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The first part of the book, “The Elements”, is well written and instructive for beginning-intermediate players, I’ve read it 2 times by now. Jul 18, Jim rated it really liked it. In it, Nimzowitsch tells how to play for a positional advantage.

My syatem is a classic, and is certainly very good, modern books might be a little easier to understand but if you already have it, by all means. We know all that. Nimzowitsch himself indicates the extent of the challenge when he describes how difficult ni,zowitsch was, in spite of a lifetime of chess experience, to describe these phenomena including ones he had considered elementary before digging into their complexities: This book succeeds on several levels.


Nimzowitsch’s wry sense of humour also adds colour and a personal mj to the book, and while the analogies are of their time, they still ring true with a charming antique quality.

See and discover other items: Dec 18, David Laing rated it it was amazing. I found [the books of Aaron Nimzowitsch to be] very difficult to read or understand.


Having a solid plan in the systek is everything, and Nimzo’s My System will definitely help with that. Read the introduction of the book, and you’ll find Yaseer Saerwaan answering your question.

So author’s depth of knowledge about positional analysis came handy. Das Buch ist zwar vom Entstehungszeitpunkt her schon sehr alt, aber vieles hat noch immer seine Bedeutung.